Vocab 166-180.txt

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  1. 166. stoic (adj)
    not affected by pain, passion, or feeling; impassive
  2. 167. stygian (adj)
    infernal; gloomy; dark; referring to the river Styx in mythology
  3. 168. stymie (n)(vb)
    a thoroughly distressing and thwarting situation
  4. 169. subjugation (n)
    to force to submit to control and governance; enslave
  5. 170. subservience (n)
    being useful in an inferior capacity; subordination, fawning in behavior or attitude of less importance
  6. 171. subvert (vb)
    to pervert or corrupt by an undermining of morals, allegiance, or faith; to cause downfall, to overthrow
  7. 172. supercilious (adj)
    haughtily contemptuous; proud; arrogrant pride
  8. 173. surrealistic (adj)
    having the intense irrational reality of a dream
  9. 174. syllogism (n)
    deductive reasoning; a subtle, specious, or crafty argument
  10. 175. temerity (n)
    unreasonable or foolhardy contempt of danger or opposition; audacity; recklessness
  11. 176. tenuous (adj)
    having little substance or strength; flimsy; weak
  12. 177. throe (n)
    pang; spasm; hard or painful struggle
  13. 178. torpor (n)
    inactivity; sluggish; lethargy
  14. 179. totalitarianism (n)
    absolute control by the state or a government
  15. 180. trenchant (adj)
    sharp; biting; perceptive; caustic; incisive

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